Stuart B. Matheson (Jr.)

T: (801) 363-2244 ext.3
F: (801) 363-2261

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Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Small Business Planning

California State Bar (2008 inactive)
Utah State Bar (2010)

Court Memberships
Utah State Courts
California State Courts
Utah Federal Courts


Stuart B. Matheson (Jr.)

Partner and Shareholder

Mr. Matheson joined Matheson & Howell in 2009 and focuses on simple and complex estate planning as well as small business planning. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate in the Global Project Finance Group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP’s Los Angeles office.

At Matheson & Howell, Mr. Matheson has helped his estate planning clients with creating wills, trusts, power of attorney documents, and advance health care directives. He also advises regarding large and small estate administrations, probate proceedings, special needs trusts, and trust reformations. In addition, Mr. Matheson assists clients with formulating and implementing tax-efficient strategies for generational wealth transfers. Mr. Matheson works with many small and medium sized businesses, with entity formation, real estate leases, buy-sell agreements, and other legal needs.

Professional and Scholastic Activities

  • Bet Tzedek, Pro Bono Publico Fellow
  • Harvard Corporation’s Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, Member
  • Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Editor
  • Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Board Member and Articles Selection Committee Co-chair


  • “Renewable Energy Loan Guarantees: Moral Imperative or Moral Hazard?” Public Utilities Fortnightly: Spark, July 2009


  • B.A. in Economics with a minor is Business Management, Brigham Young University, 2005, cum laude
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2008